One of Tokyo’s fabulous open-air markets ripe for bargains
Opening Hours 10am - 7pm
Ameyoko, a buzzy market street geared to shopaholics. "Ameya Yokocho", means “candy store alley”, because candies were traditionally sold here. "Ame" also stands for "America", since lots of American products used to be smuggled in and sold here during World War II.
Today, Ameyoko Aracade is one fabulous, open-air market with items like clothes, bags, cosmetics, fresh fish, dried food and spices available in abundance.
Transport The Ameyoko shopping street runs from Ueno to Okachimachi Station along the train tracks of the JR Yamanote Line and JR Keihin-Tohoku Line
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